Federal State Bavaria
Sandi and John Hughes at the Hofbräuhaus
In our series "My..." we accompany Sandi and John Hughes from Connah's Quay in Wales on their visit to Munich. They both wanted to visit the Bavarian capital in order to get a real feeling for the Bavarian way of life.
View on the Marienkirche
One of the sights they see is Marienplatz square in the heart of Munich, where the New Town stands with its famous Glockenspiel, or carillon, in which life-sized figures re-enact two stories from the sixteenth century to accompany the ringing of the chimes.
They quench their thirst in Munich's Hofbräuhaus and try another venerable Bavarian custom: taking a pinch of snuff. They once visited the replica of the Hofbräuhaus in Las Vegas and they are both thoroughly convinced that the atmosphere in the original is much better.